If you already know your values, that’s great. If you live according to them, you follow them every day, that’s amazing. But what if you are confused about all those things that matter? What if you feel that in some way you are pretending to be someone you are not? What if you have a problem with finding not only a big purpose, but simple joy in everyday life?
Kitsugi is the Japanese art of repairing ceramic with resin and powdered gold. Instead of covering up the imperfections of the item, the kintsugi masters make them an asset. The “wounds” stained with the gold make the damaged object even more beautiful. The ‘golden scars’ makes it unique and special. Behind this lies the philosophical concept that teaches us that beauty lies in imperfection, in what is fragile and ephemeral.
Even when I reach my biggest goals, which will take a lot of time and energy, I want to turn around and see more than the tedious path towards them, I want to think: It was a damn good time!